This report, penned by Hollie Hennessy and Mike Sullivan-Trainor at Omdia, was published on May 27, 2022. The document delves into the realm of cybersecurity threats targeting smart homes, offering robust solutions to counter cyber-attacks. With the steady influx of devices, the susceptibility of a smart home to such attacks amplifies. In response, homeowners can bolster their defense by crafting an all-encompassing network solution, centralized for streamlined control. Alternately, they can opt to segment their network, safeguarding critical data from potential lateral breaches. The key insight underscored is the proactive role smart homeowners must play in orchestrating comprehensive and strategic management of their home network.

Keywords: Audio/Video, CCTV, Communications, Connected Home, Consumer Electronics, Cybersecurity/Privacy, Internet of Things (IoT), Protocols/Standards, Utilities

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